WINGS: The Making Of BCATP Pilot
Prod. Co.: NorthEastern Cablevision
A documentary about the British
Commonwealth air training school; its students,
instructors, and personnel. This story was told
on video in conjunction with the 50th
Anniversary of the closing of the base.
WINSLOW HOMER: An American Original
Prod. Co.: Devine Productions (Artists) Ltd.
The most famous American painter of his day,
Winslow Homer was an artist with a distinctive
eye who was able to capture the mood of rural
and seaside America. Homer returns from the
Civil War disillusioned but his spirits return
when he is befriended by two teenagers who
disrupt his self-imposed solitude.
WINTER CHILL, THE
Achmist Film Inc.
Based on an experience of the director’s
grandfather, this short drama follows a young
Cree man into the bush where he is reluctantly
tending his father’s trapline only to run head-on
into the legendary Cree being, Pakaaskokan. At
first terrified, he is shocked to learn that there
was far more in his father’s stories than he ever
Prod. Co.: Canadian Film Centre
A brother and sister are reunited after 15 years,
but when he falls in love with his sister’s best
friend a new rift develops.
WINTERLUDE HIGH DEF SPECIAL
Prod. Co.: Norris Communications Ltd.
A celebration of winter in HD. Shot in High
Definition, this 5 minute broadcast special takes
the viewer on a up close and personal tour of
Winterlude, Ottawa’s winter festival.
‘Wire Frame’ is the television adaptation of
Passare (2004) of Montreal based company O
Vertigo Danse. Constantly shifting from interior
to exterior perspectives, ‘Wire Frame’ explores
the creative process of an architect as he is
facing a moment of crisis while designing an
audacious building at the edge of a cliff. The
ultimate sacrifice of his own love becomes a
metaphor of the perpetual confrontation
between art and life.
After making a list of her “Conditions of
Satisfaction in a Mate”, a woman gets dragged
to a speed-dating event. She discovers that the
Universe does provide, but it has a sense of
WITH FROGS AND FISHES
Prod. Co.: Underwater Productions
With Frogs and Fishes is a visually evocative
film that journeys into the heart of a young
woman’s grief over the drowning death of her
first love. We share as she frees herself of guilt
and pain through a magical combination of
narration and dance in the natural setting of
Prod. Co: Wooden Nickel Productions
When an out of work actor’s obsession with
cleaning her apartment causes her to lose a
starring role, Dee decides she must get in touch
with her ‘inner slob’. And she does – with the
fervour of the truly neurotic.
A young man wakes in a wooded area to find he
has no memory to explain his formal attire and
lack of shoes or socks. The truth can be an
elusive thing when you have been a witness.
WITNESSING THE IMPACTS
Prod. Co.: Gallant Productions for Learning &
Skills Television of Alberta Limited
Global Change, about the environment, presents
evidence of what damage has been done, along
with scientific projections of what is likely to
occur. Witnessing The Impacts, program 2 in the
series, looks at global warming and the roles that
earth’s various systems play in it.
WOLVERINE: Devil of the North?
Prod. Co.: Cogent Benger Productions
Rarely seen but well known by their savage
reputation, by documenting ongoing research and
exploring native myths through animation, we meet
the “Devil Beast” of reputation, and the real animal.
WOLVES OF LABRADOR
Karvonen Films Ltd.
Set against some of the most dramatic backdrops in
Canada, from mountain peaks to deadly seas, The
‘Wolves of Labrador’ chronicles the timeless
wonder of the wolf and the caribou in a place few
people will ever see.
Documentary Short Subject
Prod. Co.: MuchMusic – The New Music
What’s a girl to do? Women in the music biz are
doubly scrutinized for their bodies as much as their
tunes. And now, in the age of plastic surgery, the
pressure is on for females to change their bodies to
fit an idealized beauty.
WOMAN’S WORTH, A
Prod. Co.: Leading Cases Productions Ltd.
In 1968, Irene Murdoch lost her battle for her share
of the family assets following the breakup of her
25-year marriage, but the ruling so enraged
Canadians that it swiftly forced dramatic changes in
the nation’s family law.
WOMEN OF CHANGE
Prod. Co.: Cinefocus Canada
Women Of Change profiles women in Canada and
Mexico and reveals how they are challenging views
of globalization beyond just trade and commerce.
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